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A Conflict Ends

Northern cartoon lampooning the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

In North Carolina in late April, 1865, the second major Confederate army surrendered.  Over the next two months the remaining southern forces laid down their arms, ending military operations.  Other major events included the killing of President Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth; the explosion of the steamboat Sultana; the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis; and the Grand Review of the Union armies.

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One Response to A Conflict Ends

  1. Larry Heiney says:

    Thank you! Excellent

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